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BJP welcomes deferral of Punjab polls

Chandigarh/UNI: Punjab BJP President Ashwani Sharma on Monday welcomed the Election Commission's decision to postpone the polling day to Feb 20 in the state, in view of Guru Ravidas Jayanti.

MK Stalin's DMK all set to form govt in Tamil Nadu

Chennai/IBNS: MK Stalin's DMK and its alliance is all set to form a government in Tamil Nadu.

Polling across 4 states, one UT concludes with high turnout, Bengal sees sporadic incidents of violence

New Delhi/IBNS: Polling across 475 assembly constituencies in four states and one union territory of Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Assam and West Bengal were conducted on Tuesday amid high vigil and live monitoring as well as webcasting of more than 50 pct booths.

Tamil Nadu polls: Congress leader tweets unusual image to mark end of campaign

Chennai/IBN: As Tamil Nadu gears up for Assembly polls on Tuesday, Congress leader Mohan Kumaramangalam tweeted an unusual picture to mark the end of the campaign in the state on Sunday.

76.76 pct voters' turn out recorded in Assam's second phase polling

Guwahati/IBNS/UNI: The eastern state of Assam recorded a voters turnout of  76.76 per cent in the second phase of Assembly polls till the end of the stipulated time that is 6 pm on Thursday.

Bengal polls: Tension erupts in Barrackpore as TMC, BJP workers clash during nomination filing

Kolkata/IBNS: A clash reportedly broke out between the activists of Trinamool Congress (TMC) and BJP at Barrackpore in North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal on Wednesday during the nomination filing of assembly election's candidates.

Kerala MBA Graduate declines to contest assembly polls after BJP names him as candidate

Thiruvananthapuram/IBNS: A 31-year-old MBA student has declined to contest the Assembly election in Kerala next month after he was enlisted as a candidate by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)  from the Mananthawady seat in the Wayanad district.

Assam: Sitting MLA of BJP's ally Asom Gana Parishad resigns from party

Guwahati/IBNS: In a major setback to the BJP’s ally party Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) just ahead of the assembly election in the state, one sitting MLA has resigned from the party on Saturday night.

Ahead of assembly polls, Assam Excise department makes tight vigil to check illegal liquor

Guwahati/IBNS: Ahead of the assembly polls in Assam, the state Excise department has taken steps to obstruct the inflow of smuggled liquor through inter-state and international borders.

Assam assembly polls: Congress-AIUDF and 4 other parties form grand alliance to fight against BJP

Guwahati/IBNS: Congress-AIUDF and four other political parties on Tuesday announced to form a grand alliance to fight against the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) party in the Assam assembly polls which is scheduled in April-May this year.

Bengal assembly election: Full bench of ECI arrives in Kolkata tomorrow to review poll preparedness

New Delhi/Kolkata/IBNS: In order to assess the preparedness in connection with the upcoming West Bengal assembly polls, the full bench of the Election Commission of India (ECI), led by Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sunil Arora, will be arriving in Kolkata on Wednesday (Jan 20) on a three-day visit, officials said.

Bihar BJP expels 'rebel' members who joined Chirag Paswan's LJP

Patna/IBNS: Bihar Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday expelled eight rebels who quit the saffron party to join Chirag Paswan's Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) over the past week ahead of the state assembly elections.

Rajendra Singh and Sarfaraz Ahmed in race to become new Speaker of Jharkhand Assembly

Ranchi/UNI: Senior Congress leader Rajendra Singh and JMM MLA Sarfaraz Ahmed are currently leading the race for the new Speaker of the 5th Jharkhand Assembly.

Hemant Soren sworn in as the 11th Chief Minister of Jharkahnd

Ranchi/IBNS:Jharkhand Mukti Morcha(JMM) leader Hemant Soren was sworn in as the 11th Chief Minsiter of Jharkhand by Governor Droupadi Murmu here in the presence of the opposition leaders across the country.

Hemant decides to withdraw case filed against Raghubar Das

Jamtara/Ranchi/UNI: Chief Minister (designate) Hemant Soren has decided to withdraw the case which was registered by him against Raghubar Das for making casteist remarks.